Safari < 6.2.5 / 7.1.5 / 8.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8696


The remote host is missing a critical Safari patch update.


The version of Safari installed on the remote host is prior to 6.2.5 / 7.1.5 / 8.0.5 and is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists in the state management which can result in the user's browser history not being fully purged from 'history.plist'. (CVE-2015-1112)
- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities exist in WebKit due to improperly validated user-supplied input. A remote attacker, using a specially crafted website, can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1119, CVE-2015-1120, CVE-2015-1121, CVE-2015-1122, CVE-2015-1124)
- A flaw exists in Webkit when handling credentials for FTP URLs. A remote attacker, using a specially crafted website, can cause the resources of another origin to be accessed. (CVE-2015-1126)
- A flaw exists in the state management which can cause a user's browsing history to be indexed while in private mode. An attacker can use this to gain information on the sites that were visited. (CVE-2015-1127)
- A flaw exists with push notification requests while in private browsing mode that can reveal a user's browsing history when responding to notifications.(CVE-2015-1128)
- A flaw in client certificate matching allows a remote attacker, using a specially crafted website, to track a user's web traffic.(CVE-2015-1129)


Upgrade to Safari 6.2.5 / 7.1.5 / 8.0.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8696

Family: Web Clients

Published: 4/17/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 82711

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1120, CVE-2015-1122, CVE-2015-1127, CVE-2015-1129, CVE-2015-1126, CVE-2015-1128, CVE-2015-1119, CVE-2015-1121, CVE-2015-1124, CVE-2015-1112

BID: 73972, 73976, 73973, 73974, 73975, 73977